Boys of Thomastown (The)

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 Theme code Index    416L1 336L2
 Also known as    Buachaillí Bhaile Mhic Anndáin, Away to the Bogs, Caffler's Courtship (The), Suirighe an Áilteora
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Ireland
 Genre/Style    Irish
 Meter/Rhythm    Jig/Quadrille
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Brendan Breathnach
 Book/Manuscript title    Ceol Rince na hÉireann vol. 1
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 14, p. 7
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1963
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BOYS OF THOMASTOWN, THE (Buachaillí Bhaile Mhic Anndáin). AKA and see "Away to the Bogs," "Caffler's Courtship (The)" (Suirighe an Áilteora). Irish, Jig. G Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. Thomastown is a market town on the River Nore in Kilkenny, southeast Ireland. Breathnach finds the tune related to "Carraig an tSoip/Cook in the Kitchen (2) (The)". See also "Angry Peeler (The)" and "Joe Cooley's Jig."

Source for notated version: tin whistle player Pat White/Padraic de Faoite [Breathnach].

Printed source: Breathnach (CRÉ I), 1963; No. 14, p. 7.


X: 1
T: Boys of Thomastown
T: Buachaill\'i Bhaile Mhic Annd\'ain
S: "Ceol Rince na hEireann" 1/14
Z: B.Black
L: 1/8
M: 6/8
R: jig
K: G
A/B/|cBA GED|EDE GED|B2B BAG|EAA ABc|
BAB GED|EDE GED|B2G AGE|GAG G2 :|
A|BAG Bcd|(3efg e dBG|ABA BAG|EAA ABc|
BAG Bcd|(3efg e dBG|A2A AGE|GAG G2 :|


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